SOURCE: Financial Advantage

November 08, 2010 14:53 ET

Financial Advantage's Martin Named a Top Fee-Only Financial Planner by The Washingtonian

Ellicott City, Md., Resident Heads Financial Advantage in Columbia, Md.; Survey Covered Baltimore-DC Area

COLUMBIA, MD--(Marketwire - November 8, 2010) -  J. Michael Martin, CFP®, president of Financial Advantage, Inc., in Columbia, Md., was named one of the area's top fee-only financial planners by The Washingtonian magazine in its November issue. 

Martin lives in Ellicott City, Md.

Only 46 fee-only financial planners in the Baltimore-Washington area made the list. The magazine said it "surveyed hundreds of financial experts, asking: 'Whom would you trust with your own money?' We followed up the survey with our own research. The people listed received the most recommendations."

Martin founded Financial Advantage in 1987. He has been quoted extensively by the financial media including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Money Magazine, Worth Magazine, Smart Money, Modern Maturity, the Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and International Herald Tribune.

His book, Life after CDs, was published by Dearborn Financial Publishing. He has served as contributing editor for Financial Advisor Magazine.

A graduate of Assumption College, he has a JD degree from Fordham University School of Law and holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation.

Financial Advantage ( provides personal financial planning and investment-management services to retirees and aspiring retirees, and has $270 million under management.

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